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Title : ANTI BACTERIAL POTENTIAL OF DIFFERENT EXTRACTS OF TAGETES ERECTA LINN
Authors : Kiranmai M and Mohammed Ibrahim
Abstract : The present study was carried out to investigate the antibacterial effect of different extracts of leaves and flowers of Tagetes erecta Linn. After performing preliminary phytochemical screening and thin layer chromatography, antibacterial study was evaluated according to the agar diffusion method by using gram positive B.cereus, S. aureus and gram negative E.coli, P. aeruginosa. This study was shown that pet ether extract of leaves and ethylacetate extract of flower of Tagetes erecta significantly inhibit the growth of bacteria dose dependently.

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